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Today in Black America - February 6

POSTED: February 06, 2023, 11:00 am

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The Washington Post

Pentagon reports past Chinese surveillance balloons near Florida, Texas


As GOP seeks concessions for raising the debt ceiling, these 7 ideas are emerging

Democrats approve Biden plan to make South Carolina the first primary in 2024


The New York Times

Analysis: Biden Gets a Fresh Opportunity in a New Era of Division

On North Carolina’s Supreme Court, G.O.P. Justices Move to Reconsider Democratic Rulings

Why New York City’s Best Won’t Be Enough to Solve the Migrant Crisis



USA Today

A Chicago cop destroyed hundreds of lives. Now victims want justice
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Majority of Americans support blocking sales of all tobacco products, CDC study says


Skateboard legend Tony Hawk to donate photo proceeds to Tyre Nichols fund


NJ.com

N.J. university appoints first African American president

Maple sugaring project taps into local schools to promote N.J.’s syrup industry

Six Flags searched mom, daughter who were wearing hijabs, revoked their membership, suit says


The Associated Press

Biden’s State of the Union to tout policy wins on economy

‘Died suddenly’ posts twist tragedies to push vaccine lies

Election skeptics slow to get sweeping changes in GOP states



The Baltimore Sun

The General Assembly takes its first step toward cannabis regulation. Here’s what’s in the new bill.

Baltimore’s oldest rail tunnel presents lesson in urban infrastructure

The REAL ID deadline has been extended to 2025. Here’s what Marylanders need to know.


The Los Angeles Times


What the Colorado River water crisis means for Southern California

Merchant: How tech is changing L.A. — and how L.A. is changing tech

California bill would make it cheaper for some students in Mexico to attend college in the U.S.


The Chicago Sun-Times


Six months with a Chicago shooting survivor: Fear, pain and frustration with police

Budget Committee chair becomes latest member of Lightfoot’s leadership team to abandon mayor’s reelection bid


Ja’Mal Green business steered COVID-19 relief loan applicants to lenders faulted by Congress for ignoring fraud



The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Leaders restate their case for (and against) Atlanta training center

Authorities clearing Atlanta training center site, construction looms

Opinion: DeSantis balked, College Board blinked on Black studies class





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